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2007 North Carolina Pregnancy Risk Assessment Monitoring System Survey Results

PRENATAL CARE-BARRIERS

Problem getting prenatal care: I DIDN'T HAVE MY MEDICAID CARD*

Demographic
Groups
Total
Respond.#
NO YES
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
Total 1562 1392 88.2 85.9-90.1 170 11.8 9.9-14.1
Age
< 20 years 189 161 83.2 75.0-89.1 28 16.8 10.9-25.0
20-24 years 372 306 81.6 76.0-86.1 66 18.4 13.9-24.0
25-34 years 789 730 91.6 88.6-93.8 59 8.4 6.2-11.4
35+ years 212 195 93.4 87.8-96.5 17 6.6 3.5-12.2
Race
White 1070 978 90.4 87.9-92.4 92 9.6 7.6-12.1
Black 426 357 82.5 76.9-87.1 69 17.5 12.9-23.1
Other 66 57 83.1 68.1-91.9 9 16.9 8.1-31.9
Hispanic origin
Yes 179 152 81.1 73.4-87.0 27 18.9 13.0-26.6
No 1380 1237 89.4 87.1-91.4 143 10.6 8.6-12.9
Education
< High School 301 256 82.8 76.5-87.6 45 17.2 12.4-23.5
High School 432 364 85.1 80.3-88.9 68 14.9 11.1-19.7
> High School 823 767 92.2 89.5-94.3 56 7.8 5.7-10.5
Marital Status
Married 945 877 92.7 90.4-94.6 68 7.3 5.4- 9.6
Other 617 515 81.9 77.5-85.6 102 18.1 14.4-22.5
Income
14,999 or less 419 332 79.1 73.6-83.8 87 20.9 16.2-26.4
15,000-24,999 246 208 85.2 78.6-90.1 38 14.8 9.9-21.4
25,000-49,999 293 267 87.5 81.7-91.6 26 12.5 8.4-18.3
50,000 or more 509 506 99.9 99.6- 100 3 0.1 0.0- 0.4
WIC recipient
No 889 839 94.5 92.2-96.2 50 5.5 3.8- 7.8
Yes 664 546 80.5 76.3-84.1 118 19.5 15.9-23.7
Medicaid recipient
No 741 732 98.6 96.9-99.4 9 1.4 0.6- 3.1
Yes 821 660 79.3 75.5-82.7 161 20.7 17.3-24.5
Infant's birth weight
Under 2500 grams 719 640 88.6 86.0-90.7 79 11.4 9.3-14.0
2500+ grams 843 752 88.2 85.7-90.3 91 11.8 9.7-14.3

*Excludes mothers that did not want prenatal care (N=12).

#Use caution in interpreting cell sizes less than 50.
N = Cell Size, % = Percentage, C.I.(95%) = Confidence Interval (at 95 percent probability level).
The percentages shown are weighted percentages, designed to reflect the entire population of North Carolina women having a live birth.

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